[Rd] Bias in R's random integers?
d@vidhughjone@ @ending from gm@il@com
Wed Sep 19 15:40:28 CEST 2018
On Wed, 19 Sep 2018 at 13:43, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan using gmail.com>
> I think the analyses are correct, but I doubt if a change to the default
> is likely to be accepted as it would make it more difficult to reproduce
> older results.
I'm a bit alarmed by the logic here. Unbiased sampling seems basic for a
statistical language. As a consumer of R I'd like to think that e.g. my
bootstrapped p values are correct.
Surely if the old results depend on the biased algorithm, then they are
Sent from Gmail Mobile
[[alternative HTML version deleted]]
More information about the R-devel